Nairobi Hospital Clinical Pharmacist Jobs in Kenya

Nairobi Hospital Clinical Pharmacist Jobs in Kenya

  • The Nairobi Hospital, a leading health care institution in Eastern Africa has excellent career opportunities or individuals who possess a passion for excellence, strong work ethic, results oriented and committed to continuous improvement.

  • The successful candidates will be team players with the ability to effectively add value to enabling good patient outcomes and shape best clinical and non-clinical practice in line with our Strategic Plan (2019-2024).

  • Reporting to the Chief Pharmacist, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:

  • Ensure compliance with professional and legal practice and standard operating procedures

  • Fill prescriptions for inpatients and outpatients

  • Attend ward rounds and participate in multidisciplinary patient care.

  • Conduct drug utilization reviews and engage in clinical and operational research.

  • Undertaking clinical checks on all treatment sheets and prescriptions for suitability of treatment.

  • Monitor drug therapy and carry out clinical pharmacy interventions for both in patients and outpatients in liaison with the patient care team.

  • Reporting, Monitoring and analysis of medication errors, adverse drug reactions and other quality and patient safety indicators

  • Carry out medication use counselling and adherence monitoring for patients on chronic treatment.

  • Prepare & submit clinical and management reports

  • Ensure institutional compliance with antibiotic stewardship guidelines restrictions

  • Undertake medication reconciliation during patient admission and discharge.

  • Participate and supervise staff in sterile compounding, chemotherapy reconstitution and extemporaneous preparations.

  • Provide information and education on drugs and medication therapy to patients, healthcare workers and other hospital personnel

  • To prepare articles on important medication related updates for publication in the hospital newsletter and patient education leaflets.

  • To keep close contact with the Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya, the Ministry of Health and other professional bodies ensuring that the department is kept abreast with all new developments in the pharmaceutical field.

  • Conduct continuous professional development sessions for pharmacy staff

  • Serve as an active member
    in appointed hospital committees and process improvement action teams.

  • Be able to participate in the hospital general Pharmacy rota

  • Ability to work well in a multidisciplinary environment including attending and participating in multidisciplinary clinical meetings Tumor Board and Mortality meetings etc.

  • Have the ability to lead when appropriate and work independently with no or little supervision and supervise others.

  • Show evidence of personal development through publications and research in the field of Pharmacy

  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Master’s in clinical pharmacy

  • Registration with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.

  • Experience of 3 – 4 years after master’s in clinical pharmacy.

  • Possession of valid annual practicing license.

  • Mature, well organized, reliable and shows initiative.

  • Good supervisory, interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Honesty, integrity and upholds confidentiality

  • A team player with a problem-solving mind-set.

  • ICT proficiency.

    How to Apply

  • If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number, your current remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 23rd July 2021.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • We shall ONLY accept ONLINE applications and contact SHORTLISTED candidates.

    The Nairobi Hospital does NOT charge recruitment fees.
    Director Human Resources & Operations
    The Nairobi Hospital
    P. O. Box 30026 – 00100

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